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Dr. Ed Poitras

Dr. Ed Poitras recalls time spent in South Korea in 1950s

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The Headwaters Lifelong Learners were transported across the Pacific and taken back in time more than a half century Tuesday when Dr. Ed Poitras shared insights on the politics and economics of South Korea.


The Yale Divinity School graduate arrived in South Korea just after the war had ended, in 1953. He was to be housed with his Methodist co-workers but resisted, preferring to be in the heart of the community on a day-to-day basis.

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